Terrible Tide at Tarawa: Interview with Stan Bowen

Discussion in 'Veteran Accounts' started by BFBSM, Dec 23, 2016.

  1. BFBSM

    BFBSM Very Senior Member Patron

  2. LRusso216

    LRusso216 Member

    Thanks for posting this interview. I've read numerous accounts of Tarawa including "Tarawa Beachhead", and this interview confirms how terrible it was. It's hard to imagine just how bad it was.
  3. spidge


    I have been to Kiribati many times and found myself sitting on the Betio beaches and pondering those few days of carnage where so many young Americans perished. Rusting hulks of gun emplacements are still visible.
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